We regularly receive notifications of advice for schools, parents and children on keeping safe on the internet via links to various helpful organisations. Here are some links that may be useful. Within in each of these websites there is also a wealth of further information, support and advice.
Your guide to the social networks your kids use
Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world
What age can my child start social networking?
Childnet International has produced guidance for parents and carers on looking after the digital wellbeing of children and young people. This includes having an awareness of how being online can make children and young people feel, and how they can look after themselves and others when online. The guidance includes: age specific information about how children and young people are interacting with the internet; top tips to support young people at this age; and ideas to help start a conversation about digital wellbeing
The following link is to site with lots of advice for parents and children to use when using social media. Although it is American, the content and advice is applicable to here.
Alan Mackenzie (E-safety advisor) has just published his latest edition of the parent’s E-safety newsletter. Full of advice and discussion points for some current issues around e-safety.
How to set parental controls and other good pieces of advice for using the internet safely.
Our school took part in Safer Internet Day 2015. As part of this initiative the NSPCC have put together a really good resource that can be used to help you keep children safe online.
The latest newsletter for parents on e-safety from Alan Mackenzie, an e-safety advisor to schools. Lots of good advice.
Parents/carers. This website is another useful guide: UK Safer Internet Centre. You can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.
The following link is a helpful parent guide to using YouTube. Although the site is American the advice it gives is excellent and also has links that provide helpful advice and support.
A useful guide for parents and children using the internet
Four top tips for e-safety
A new tool to help parents keep their children safe on line:
Parent guide to "What is live streaming?"
You can now get up-to date internet safety advice by following our e-Safety Twitter profile @esafelincs.
Technology can be a really positive thing. It allows us to share our life experiences with the people who matter most to us – our friends and family. It gives us access to the biggest library in the world and connects us with friends no matter where they are in the world. Technology can be used in many positive ways but there are also risks present within the digital world
There are four simple tips that we should share with children, no matter what their age, in order to help them keep themselves safe on the internet:
These tips are available in a poster designed by CEOP for primary age students which can be downloaded using the link below:
The Click CEOP button can be found at www.thinkuknow.co.uk and is also available on a number of other websites used by children.
1.Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Snappy Information Cards
LSCB produce snappy information cards on trending topics that are to help schools/children and parents understand some of the new technologies/apps available to children and to encourage discussion and debate about their usefulness or potential consequences.
Roblox – do you know what it is? Find out more…
Instagram – want to know a little more?
The one-page downloadable articles of the above, and previous ones, can be found here: (might be useful to make parents aware of this page as it continually gets updated)
Click on the attachments below to find out more.